Table 4

Statements describing student views on alcohol related social consequences, men n = 533, women n = 653.

Respondents agreeing to each statement


Women

%

Men

%

p-value*


Drinking makes celebration better

90

95

< 0.001

Drinking is a good reward for working hard

45

68

< 0.001

Drinking gives me better self-confidence

67

80

< 0.001


*p-values computed for differences in gender proportions

Statements describing student views on alcohol related social consequences, men n = 533, women n = 653. Respondents were asked to agree, or disagree, with three statements related to beliefs that could promote increased alcohol intake, including: 1. Drinking makes celebrations better; 2. Drinking is a good reward for working hard; and 3. Drinking gives me better self-confidence.

Andersson et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:229   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-229

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